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The concentrated solar power (CSP) supplied 3.4% of electricity in Spain in September

Renewable energies generated 30.3%, wind energy 15%, solar thermal 3.4% and photovoltaic energy 3.9%. Wind energy production in September reached 2,764 GWh, up 7% on that of the same month last year, accounting for 15% of total production. 54.9% of electricity production this month came from technologies that do not [...]

2017-09-29T10:52:08+00:00 29-09-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |

The concentrated solar power will replace the natural gas combined cycle

Luis Crespo: "The concentrated solar power plants will replace the combined cycles as backup technology to guarantee the electricity supply". For the president of Estela and Protermosolar, the combination of renewable renewable energy (wind, etc.) with thermosolar allows a mix of 100% renewable generation at a competitive cost. Luis [...]

The concentrated solar power generated 3.6% of electricity in Spain

In the month of August generation from renewable energy sources has represented 31% of production. By technologies, wind power production in August reached 3,275 GWh, 9.1% less than in the same month last year, accounting for 16.2% of total production, while the sources of generation have contributed during the [...]

2017-08-31T22:25:43+00:00 31-08-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

MENA/Chile: Concentrated Solar Power Benchmark Costs

A tender for 94.5 USD/MWhel in Dubai and an R&D initiative called SunShot in the United States have shown how the cost of concentrated solar power (CSP) could be lowered at a steady pace thanks to economies of scale and optimised manufacturing and operation. Though the solar power market [...]

Concentrated Solar Power generates 4.1% of electricity in Spain in July

According to the source of energy generation, 20.6% was nuclear, 18.8% of coal, 17.8% of combined cycle, 15.5% was wind, 10.8% came from the Cogeneration, 5.3% hydropower, 4.2% photovoltaic solar, 4.1% solar thermal, 1.3% of waste, and 1.6% of other renewable energy. Peninsular demand for electricity in July is estimated [...]

2017-07-31T16:58:32+00:00 31-07-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, Documents, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |

Cubico completes acquisition of Andasol 1 and Andasol 2 concentrated solar power plants in Spain

Cubico Sustainable Investments Limited announced that it has acquired two operational Concentrated Solar Power plants in Granada, Spain, totalling 99.8MW from two international funds, Antin Infrastructure Partners and Deutsche Asset Management’s infrastructure investment business, and the Spanish construction company Cobra Sistemas y Redes. The plants use parabolic trough [...]

Concentrated solar power (CSP) generated 3.8% of electricity in Spain in June

Renewable energies generated 32.4% of electricity in Spain in June 2017. Wind power 15.2%, solar thermal 3.8% and photovoltaic energy 4.1%. Generation of the month of June 2017   Peninsular demand for electricity in June is estimated at 21,681 GWh, 7.1% higher than in the same month of [...]

2017-07-17T00:47:41+00:00 30-06-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , |

The concentrated solar power generated 3.4% of electricity in Spain in May

Renewable energies generated 37.7% of electricity in Spain in May 2017. Wind power 18.2%, solar thermal 3.4% and photovoltaic solar power 4.6%. Generation of the month of May of 2017 Peninsular demand for electricity in May is estimated at 20,155 GWh, 2.1% higher than in the same month of the [...]

2017-05-31T15:07:16+00:00 31-05-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |

The Spanish government loses first ICSID arbitration claim over retroactive measures against Concentrated Solar Power

The retroactive measures taken against STE plants by the Spanish government in 2012 - 2013 and consolidated in 2014 resulting in a massive change of the remuneration scheme for RES  power plants have now been unanimously condemned by ICSID, the International Center for the Settlement of Investment Disputes . [...]

Spain ordered to pay 128 million euros compensation to Concentrated Solar Power firms for subsidy cuts

Spain has lost international an arbitration case over cuts to CSP subsidies and has been ordered to pay 128 million euros ($141.2 million) to CSP developer group Eiser, Elecnor and Aries, El Pais newspaper reported May 5. The case refers to Spain's retraction of renewable energy subsidies in electricity [...]

2017-05-17T20:05:02+00:00 17-05-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Extremadura takes part in Brussels in the constitution of the Association of Intelligent Specialization of Solar Energy

The government of Extremadura will be part of the Association of Intelligent Specialization of Solar Energy (S3), created at the request of the European Commission, to discuss and design the future of electricity production through solar energy, and especially photovoltaic technology and concentrated solar power (CSP). To this end, the [...]

2017-05-17T19:20:28+00:00 17-05-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría|Tags: , , , |

Spain loses its first renewable energy case in international courts

Spain must pay €128 million for cuts to compensation for concentrated solar power (CSP) plants as ordered by the World Bank’s ICSID, where many other cases for investors in renewable energy projects are pending. The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) has given a ruling partially in [...]

2017-05-06T19:35:10+00:00 05-05-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Innovative concentrated solar power plant configuration under test in southern Spain

A consortium of solar thermal electricity experts, coordinated by CENER, has started to test the key components of an innovative concentrated solar power plant configuration that promises to considerably increase the efficiency and reduce the levelised cost of electricity of CSP technologies. The development of this new plant concept is [...]

2016-12-27T14:56:39+00:00 19-12-2016|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |